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Thousands join convoy protests in Bangkok to demand resignation of Thai prime minister

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Thousands of protesters in cars and on bikes massed in Bangkok’s central shopping district on Sunday, one of several mobile rallies across Thailand demanding Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha resign over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.By nightfall, some protesters clashed with authorities, shooting fireworks and flinging projectiles to defend against riot police, who had deployed rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannon.The use of such weapons by police has become increasingly…

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